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100th Anniversary Scouting For Food


100th Anniversary Scouting For Food
Date/Time
Registration Begins
4/15/2019
Last Day To Register
5/18/2019
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100th Anniversary Scouting For Food

Scouting For FoodScouting For Food is a council-wide service project to collect food
for our communities in need.

DOWNLOAD THE FLIER HERE

Door Hanger Drop off - Saturday, May 11, 2019

Scouts distribute door hangers in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive.

Food Collection - Saturday, May 18, 2019

Scouts return to pick up donations from their neighborhoods and deliver them to local food banks.

Get Your Door Hangers

There are 3 ways unit leaders may pick up door hangers for Scouting For Food.

1. AT MAY ROUNDTABLES

Coastal District, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 2
First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 Rd W, Dickinson, TX 77539

Cradle of Texas District, TBD


Northern Star District, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 9
Fellowship Bible Church, 1720 Broadway, Pearland, TX 77581


Thunderbird District, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 9
The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints of Alvin, 2700 Lehi Lane, Alvin, TX 77511

2. FROM YOUR DISTRICT EXECUTIVE

Coastal District, Monica Jones at 281-836-3754  
Cradle of Texas District, Aaron Christopher (Program Director) at 409-750-3657   
Northern Star District, Lester Tarver at 832-413-2578
Thunderbird District, Warren Reed at 956-607-6295

3. AT THE COUNCIL SERVICE CENTER
Bay Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, 3020 53rd Street, Galveston, TX 77551
Open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, (409) 744-5206

Participating Food Banks

Coastal District, Galveston County Food Bank, 624 4th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590
Cradle of Texas District, Brazoria County Food Bank, 916 North Gulf Boulevard Freeport, TX  77541
Northern Star District, Pearland Neighborhood Center, 2335 N Texas Ave, Pearland, TX 77581
Thunderbird District, TBD

Record Service Hours

To record your service hours, please visit our Resources page under Journey to Excellence or click  https://servicehours.scouting.org/UI/Security/Login.aspx.

Questions

CONTACT: For more information, contact Program Director Aaron Christopher aaron.christopher@scouting.org.

REGISTER BY: May 18, 2019

TO REGISTER: Only one unit leader needs to sign up a participating group.
To register, have the number of participating Scouts ready and the number of door hangers you will need ready.

FOOD DONATION DROP OFF LOCATIONS: Unit leaders may deliver food to food bank locations after neighborhood pickup on May 18, 2019. Participating food banks are listed above.

Cancellation Policy
Refunds will only be granted and paid to the original paying customer - the unit or individual. Refunds will only be considered under certain circumstances (sickness, death in family, summer school, military deployment or relocation only) as long as it is requested in writing, with back-up documentation, and received in the Scout Service Center, 3020 53rd Street, Galveston, TX 77551-5917. A 15% processing fee will be applied to all refunds. Refund requests due to light weather issues, homesickness, schedule conflicts, misinterpretation of printed council policies and procedures or reasons other than those noted above will not warrant a refund. In addition, partial refunds will not be granted for partial camp/event stays. If a camp or event is forced to be canceled by the council, because of severe weather, or circumstances prior to the camp or event occurring, the council will reschedule the camp/event or initiate the refund process. All requests are due to the council office no later than 15 days after the close of the event. Refunds will be issued in the form of a check within 30 days after a formal decision has been made.